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How to Enter Only the Connection String @TNS_ALIAS for USERID in formsweb.cfg and avoid ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied (Doc ID 430790.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 10.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes how to enter only the connection string in the "userid" parameter without hitting the error ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

Normally, when adding in formsweb.cfg in your section:

 where "@<DBalias>" is the connection string to the database, the following error occurs "ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied" when executing the form in the browser. Only after pressing OK on the error message, the logon screen appears.

The goal is to remove the error message and have the logon screen appear directly.


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